Why Did Jesus Go into the Wilderness?

February 21, 2021
After his baptism, the Spirit drove Jesus out into the wilderness. Out into the hands of Satan. To be assaulted by the Devil. Why that happened may surprise you.

Taking off the Mask of His Humility

February 14, 2021
At the Transfiguration Jesus takes off his humility (his mask!) and shows us His divinity in and through His humanity. It is a promise to us of His glory that…

Jesus Doesn’t Heal Everyone

February 7, 2021
A crowd is clamoring for healing, but Jesus goes on to other places. Jesus doesn't heal everyone, which tells a lot about who He is and what He does for…

Living in Nineveh

January 24, 2021
Jonah didn't want to preach to the pagan unbelievers of the great city of Nineveh. But God loved those pagan sinners who turned to him. Are we like Jonah?

Little Epiphanies

January 17, 2021
Sometimes God appears to people in the Bible in big flashy ways. Other times in small, little ways.

Sweet Humility

January 3, 2021
Though Jesus is a twelve year old in Luke 2, we get a glimpse of the Word made flesh -- growing up.

Who is Christmas For?

December 13, 2020
Isaiah 61 tells of a Messiah who comes for the poor, the brokenhearted, and the captives. Advent is a time to admit that we are ourselves are those poor and…

Is John the Baptist Talking to You?

December 6, 2020
When John comes and talks about repentance and forgiveness and someone coming after him who is he talking to? Religious people? Sinners? Insiders? Outsiders?

Waiting for God to Do Something

November 29, 2020
Advent is for waiting. Sometimes we have to wait for God to act, like Isaiah who says that there is no God like the true God "who acts for those…

Where is Jesus When the World Ends

November 22, 2020
The Scriptures and hymns all talk about the end of the world these days in church. Where is Jesus when we come to the end? Where can we find him?…